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HIS doesnt cover "acts of God"???

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So I was checking out their website because the fan on my HIS 5750 stopped working... nevertheless, I stumbled upon something that is not usually seen from an international company...

"What is NOT covered by the Warranty?

This Limited Warranty will not apply if a claim is made arising from any unacceptable use or care of the Product, including (without limitation) misuse, abuse, negligence, acts of God, unauthorized modification or repair, unauthorized commercial use and any operation of the Product outside HIS recommended parameters. This Limited Warranty is also invalid if any serial number or date stamp on the Product has been altered, obliterated or removed. Cosmetic damage and normal wear and tear are not covered."

Il leave it to you guys to find whats un-usual... haha

http://www.hisdigital.com/ca/support-71.shtml
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haha. HIS is funny.
     
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Most companies don't.... basically, the failure is not due to the company. If they sold you a card and it breaks due to a faulty GPU, then they should replace. If a card broke because of flooding, why should they replace it?
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Good find (:
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post #5 of 21
LOL that's great.
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post #6 of 21
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Most companies don't.... basically, the failure is not due to the company. If they sold you a card and it breaks due to a faulty GPU, then they should replace. If a card broke because of flooding, why should they replace it?
Thats understandable. But its just funny they would state it as "acts of God" rather than natural disasters or instances.
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post #7 of 21
i have a habit of reading the fine print on boxes and manuals.

so many companies dont cover "act's of god".

one i remember in particular was my SNES.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MacNcheese View Post
Thats understandable. But its just funny they would state it as "acts of God" rather than natural disasters or instances.
I think it's a way to cover their rear, for example. Lets say it floods quite often in your area, and you usually have your basement flooded yearly, and your computer gets soaked. This covers it as it's no natural disaster.
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Originally Posted by MacNcheese View Post
Thats understandable. But its just funny they would state it as "acts of God" rather than natural disasters or instances.
I guess you didn't know that "Act of God" is a valid legal term. Read any insurance policy and it will mention those words specifically.
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post #10 of 21
also, children are considered "acts of god"...
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